Frivolus is a festival of street art, street theatre, where professional artists and groups that operate outside the institutionalized / commercial theatres and circus, shows their performances on the street. The cultural and artistic event shows contemporary approach to street theatre, relying on global trends, followed by a combination of music, dance and joggling with complex skills like walking on a wire and rope, implementing special acrobatic techniques on a trapeze or silk, fire breathing, etc.

Under the auspices of the Municipality of Koper for the third time the festival will took place in the city of Koper from 31.8. to 2.9.2018. Parks, squares, streets and promenades will become places where visitors will be one-step dive into the magical world of imagination. The carefully designed scenery, special costumes of performers and performances themselves will stimulate the viewer's senses and take them into magical world. The historic city will allow visitors to enjoy their own choice of performances by street artists.

BE ENCHANTED!

Organizer: SOUP

Student Organization of the University of Primorska (SOUP) is the main organizer of the festival Frivolus. SOUP is a community of students of the University of Primorska, whose activity is to organize and implement programs and projects of extracurricular activities for students of the University of Primorska as well as for other students of other higher education institutions and colleges in the area.

Organising team

Nika Stegovec
Nika Stegovec

Nika Stegovec

Project manager

nika.stegovec@soup.si 

metka in tjaša 2018
metka in tjaša 2018

Metka Novak

Artistic manager

info@frivolus.si 

metka in tjaša 2018
metka in tjaša 2018

Tjaša Globočnik

Artistic manager

info@frivolus.si 

Tamara Skušek

Communication and sponsoring 

tamara.skusek@soup.si 

Schedule

FRIDAY 31.8.2018

In case of bad weather the performances on August 31 will take place at the Youth Center Koper.

We anticipate that artists will undoubtedly do their best to perform on the street, unless it rains. During the festival, informers will be available on the Tito Square, via the Messenger application and on the telephone number ŠOUP 00386 31 452 000.

From 10am to 12am:

  • Near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse – workshop for kids
  • Park Hlavaty - presentation and an exhibition of puppets (Cie Alas      Negras)


From 4pm to 10pm:

  • Tito Square
    •   16.00 El trio La La La
    •   16.45 The Charming Jay
    •   17.30 The Record Breaker
    •   18.00 Darwin Juggling
    •   19.00 Kufrband
    •   21.00 Murray Molloy in Fire show*
  • Verdi Street
    •   16.30 Hoopnosis
    •   17.15 Kufrband
    •   18.00 Murray Molloy
    •   19.30 Cie Alas Negras
  • City promenade (market)
    •   16.00 The Record Breaker
    •   16.45 Mona Circo
    •   17.30 El trio La La La
    •   18.00 The Charming Jay
    •   19.00 Rolanda
  • City promenade (near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse)
    •   16.00 Darwin Juggling
    •   17.30 Mona Circo
    •   18.15 Hoopnosis
    •   19.00 The Record Breaker
    •   20.00 Rolanda
  • Taverna
    •  16.00 Cie Alas Negras
  • Panoramic view at elevator (Belveder)
    • from 17.00 to 20.00 Blink Circus**
  • From 16. to 21. music on Čevljarska Street

*In the event that due to bad weather the performance at 9 pm on Tito's square will not be possible, the performance Kufrbend will be held in place of the Fire Show in the Youth Center Koper.
** The Blink Circus performance is not mobile and will take place at the location regardless of weather conditions.

SATURDAY 1.9.2018

In case of bad weather the performances will take place at the Youth Center Koper (except in the evening performance at 9 pm in Taverna).

We anticipate that artists will undoubtedly do their best to perform on the street, unless it rains. During the festival, informers will be available on the Tito Square, via the Messenger application and on the telephone number ŠOUP 00386 31 452 000.

From 10am to 12am:

  • Near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse – workshop for kids
  • Park Hlavaty - presentation and an exhibition of puppets (Cie Alas      Negras)


From 4pm to 10pm:

  • Tito Square
    • 16.00 The Record Breaker
    • 16.30 Cie Alas Negras
    • 19.00 El trio La La La
  • Taverna
    • 21.00 Roberto Heruzzo e Aquariom
  • Verdi Street
    • 16.00 Hoopnosis
    • 17.00 The Charming Jay
    • 18.00 Mona Circo
    • 19.00  Rolanda
    • 19.45 Murray Molloy
  • City promenade (market)
    • 16.00 Mona Circo
    • 16.30 Darwin Juggling
    • 17.30 Murray Molloy
    • 18.30 The Record Breaker
  • City promenade (near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse)
    • 16.30 El trio La La La
    • 18.00 The Charming Jay
    • 19.00 Hoopnosis
    • 20.00 Darwin Juggling
  • Panoramic view at elevator (Belveder)
    • from 17.00 to 20.00 Blink Circus*
  • From 16. to 21. music on Čevljarska Street

* The Blink Circus performance is not mobile and will take place at the location regardless of weather conditions.

SUNDAY 2.9.2018

In case of bad weather the performances will take place in Taverna.

We anticipate that artists will undoubtedly do their best to perform on the street, unless it rains. During the festival, informers will be available on the Tito Square, via the Messenger application and on the telephone number ŠOUP 00386 31 452 000.

From 10am to 12am:

  • Near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse – workshop for kids
  • Park Hlavaty - presentation and an exhibition of puppets (Cie Alas      Negras)


From 3pm to 9pm:

  • Tito Square
    • 15.00 The Charming Jay
    • 15.45 Rolanda
    • 16.30 Darwin Juggling
    • 17.00 Hoopnosis
  • Verdi Street
    • 15.30 Mona Circo
    • 16.15 The Record Breaker
    • 16.45 Cie Alas Negras
    • 19.00 El trio La La La
  • City promenade (market)
    • 16.00 Murray Molloy
    • 16.30 Mona Circo
    • 17.00 El trio La La La
    • 17.30 The Charming Jay
    • 18.00 Hoopnosis
    • 18.30 Rolanda
    • 19.00 Darwin Juggling
  • City promenade (near Triglav café and Vanilla teahouse)
    • 15.00 Hoopnosis
    • 15.30 El trio La La La
    • 16.00 Mona Circo
    • 16.45 Rolanda
    • 17.30 Darwin Juggling
    • 18.15 The Record Breaker
    • 18.45 The Charming Jay
  • Panoramic view at elevator (Belveder)
    • from 17.00 to 20.00 Blink Circus
  • From 16. to 21. music on Čevljarska Street

* The Blink Circus performance is not mobile and will take place at the location regardless of weather conditions.

Frivolus - street artist festival
Frivolus - street artist festival

Frivolus - street artist festival

Be enchanted from August 31th to September 2nd.
Detailed festival programme
Detailed festival programme

Detailed festival programme

All performances are free of charge.
Call for buskers 2018
Call for buskers 2018

Call for buskers 2018

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 27, 2018.

Our sponsors

Application for the artists

Frivolus looking for street performers!

On the coast for the thirs time comes Frivolus - a festival of street artists who will be enchanting Koper and the local people. The festival will be held from 31 August to 2 September 2018 and will be open to all generations. The program is totally free and will be aimed at the general public, from the youngest to the oldest, from domestic to foreign visitors. The festival will host clowns, jugglers, magicians, acrobats, illusionists and much more ... the cherry on the cake will be the magical journey made by the sinfonia of the street musicians, which will play through all three days.

Yes, we are looking for you! Artistic soul who has a different view of the world. Soul who knows how to do magic, walk on ropes, bring fire, a soul that performs acrobatics on a trapeze, playing with balloons and turns them into creatures.

Our favourable location enables close cooperation with neighbouring cities, therefore we expect a positive response from neighbouring Italy and Croatia. During the festival we will host 3 big cruise ships with 6,000 passengers from all around the world.

Come and become a part of our street stories.

Why should you apply?

- to show yourself to the audience,

- to get somebody in a good mood: D ,

- to show your talents and abilities,

- to spice the passenger’s day

- to upset some dogs: D .

 We are looking for street:

  • musicians,
  • painters,
  • jugglers,
  • wizards,
  • acrobats,
  • clowns,
  • other performances.

Send your application with your description, photo and video no later than 27. 7. 2018 at: info@frivolus.si. The application form iz here.

We are looking for individual street artist and also group.